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Document ID (ISN)57458
CIS number 92-272
Year 1991
Convention or series no. Fire Safety Data Sheet FPDG 15
Title Upgrading factory buildings to control fire spread
Bibliographic information Fire Protection Association, 140 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HX, United Kingdom, Sep. 1991. 4p. Illus. 24 ref.
Abstract This guide outlines simple measures management can take to upgrade an existing factory building to improve its resistance to fire spread. Improvements described include: subdivision of the factory into smaller units by fire-resistant walls; filling in of unnecessary openings; replacement of combustible building and lining materials; covering structural steelwork with heat-insulating materials; installation of fixed fire-extinguishing systems.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; fire spread limitation; fire protection; buildings
Descriptors (secondary) flame retardants; data sheet; fixed extinguishing systems; fire resisting structures
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires